verb (used with object), pleased, pleas·ing.
verb (used without object), pleased, pleas·ing.
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Idioms for please
- if it be your pleasure; if you like or prefer.
- (used as an exclamation expressing astonishment, indignation, etc.): The missing letter was in his pocket, if you please!
Origin of please
OTHER WORDS FROM please
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH pleasepleas, please
Example sentences from the Web for please
In the short run, Russia has the power to do as it pleases on its borders.
The only goal is to make a simple experience that pleases our users and advertisers alike.
In practice, he was asking the legislature to grant him extraordinary powers to run the country as he pleases for the next year.How Nicolas Maduro Is Strangling Democracy In Venezuela|Mac Margolis|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The First Amendment, of course, guarantees the right to free speech and assembly, and to worship as one pleases.
On The Voice, Christina Aguilera shows off her ample curves in whatever tight, tiny outfit she pleases.The Skinny on ‘Modern Family’ Cast’s Hollywood Weight Makeover|Maria Elena Fernandez|November 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Why is it that any elephant, anywhere along the line, cannot start drinking, just as he or she pleases?The Wonders of the Jungle|Prince Sarath Ghosh
Well, I am glad if it pleases you, Mac, for it looks as if I had a chance to get you.The City and the World and Other Stories|Francis Clement Kelley
Personally any Social Democrat may believe as he pleases and do as he pleases.Socialism and Democracy in Europe|Samuel P. Orth
At hearing, every man to argue his own cause if he pleases, or introduce any person to do it for him.An Essay upon Projects|Daniel Defoe
How deeply and strongly our hearts are moved by the jests of Yorick when he pleases!The Aesthetical Essays|Friedrich Schiller
British Dictionary definitions for please
Derived forms of pleasepleasable, adjectivepleased, adjectivepleasedly (ˈpliːzɪdlɪ), adverbpleaser, noun
Word Origin for please
Idioms and Phrases with please
see as you please.